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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mazatlan Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mazatlan Basin...

Mazatlan Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Mazatlan Basin changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 20.3°C (68.5°F) in March up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Mazatlan Basin is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Mazatlan Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Mazatlan Basin is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Mazatlan Basin?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Mazatlan Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Shipwrecks, which is almost 90.2km (56miles) away from Mazatlan Basin. Click here for more information on Shipwrecks and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Zippers, which is ca 100.3km (62.3miles) away from Mazatlan Basin. Another surfspot is Zippers, located roughly 100.3km (62.3miles) from Mazatlan Basin.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Mazatlan Basin. A good beach nearby is Cabo San Lucas, which is more than 111.8km (69.5miles) away from Mazatlan Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Mazatlán, roughly 116.7km (72.5miles) away from Mazatlan Basin.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mazatlan Basin?

The sea temperature at Mazatlan Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to 20°C (69°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mazatlan Basin?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mazatlan Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mazatlan Basin...

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